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  • Man, teen killed, 6 others wounded overnight

    Man, teen killed, 6 others wounded overnight
    A Gary, Ind. man and a Southwest Side teen were killed and at least six other people wounded in attacks across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, according to police. The latest homicide happened about 5:40 a.m. Saturday in the 11600 block of...
  • IPL employees volunteer at Garfield Park Friday

    IPL employees volunteer at Garfield Park Friday
    IPL workers volunteered Friday to rehabilitate a popular Indianapolis park. About 400 employees volunteered their time at Garfield Park. They painted, planted trees, and even changed lights in the scoreboard at the Burrello Family Center. Employees also...
  • Police: Gun-toting toddler found during traffic stop

    Police: Gun-toting toddler found during traffic stop
    Guns are sometimes recovered during traffic stops but officers got a surprise this week when a 3-year-old girl was found holding a gun in the back seat of a car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. After ordering a passenger to step out of a car, an...
  • Toddler found with gun during traffic stop

    Toddler found with gun during traffic stop
    Officers were surprised last week when they made a routine traffic stop and found a 3-year-old girl in the back seat holding a loaded gun. Ninteen-year-old Queshawn King, of the 3300 block of West Monroe Street, was arrested after police pulled a car...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
  • Weekend violence kills 6; about 40 hurt

    Weekend violence kills 6; about 40 hurt
    Another weekend of shootings in Chicago had claimed six lives and wounded dozens more as of Sunday evening, police said. The shootings occurred from late Friday afternoon through Sunday across the city. About 40 people suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds in...
  • Police ask for help finding car that seriously injured woman in West Side hit-and-run

    Police ask for help finding car that seriously injured woman in West Side hit-and-run
    Police are asking for help finding a car that struck and critically injured a woman in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday evening and then fled the scene. The victim was taken to John H. Stroger Hospitalin serious condition from the accident...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city overnight

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city overnight
    A 19-year-old man was killed in the Far North Side neighborhood of Margate Park and eight others were wounded across the city Sunday night through Monday morning, authorities say. The overnight violence raised the weekend toll to 7 fatal shootings and...
  • Summer Meal Program Launches in Grand Rapids

    Summer Meal Program Launches in Grand Rapids
    The Grand Rapids Public Schools Nutrition Services Department will sponsor the United States Department of Agriculture-funded Summer Meals program throughout Grand Rapids, starting Monday. The program provides lunch for kids ages 18 and younger for free....
  • Dozens of children hospitalized after chemical reaction at Garfield Park pool

    Dozens of children hospitalized after chemical reaction at Garfield Park pool
    Dozens of children became sick and several were transported to the hospital Thursday following a chemical reaction at the Garfield Park pool on the south side. Authorities said eight children were transported by emergency personnel to Riley Children&...
  • West Side shooting leaves man, woman wounded

    West Side shooting leaves man, woman wounded
    A man and a woman were shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this afternoon, police said. The 29-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were shot in the 100 block of South Kildare Avenue about 3:15 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...